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CHIPLEY â€” The
Washington County Chamber of Commerce will have its inaugural Chili Cook-Off as part of the Downtown Chipley Christmas Fest, which begins at 2 p.m. today with Santa arriving at the Farmers Market Complex. The cook-off will be 3-6 p.m. with chili judging beginning at 5:30 p.m. The annual Christmas Parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. with lineup beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the old Chipley High School track. Photos with Santa will be available from 23 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. at the gazebo downtown. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a reading of the Cajun â€œThe Night Before Christmasâ€? by Kermit Soileau. There will also be carriage and pony rides, food and drinks and the Washington County Historical Museum will hold an open house. For more information, call 638-4157.
CHIPLEY â€” The Washington County Planning Commission approved the proposed changes to the Enterprise Zones of Ebro and Vernon on Tuesday during the panelâ€™s regular December meeting. â€œThe Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Econom-
ic Development Council are interested in seeing amendments to the existing Enterprise Zones,â€? Senior Planner Mike DeRuntz said. An Enterprise Zone is a statecreated area for industrial or commercial development that offers incentives to businesses in order to create jobs. Those incentives include jobs creation tax credits, electrical energy tax credits, sales tax refunds for jobs creation and
building materials, property tax credits for jobs creation and sales tax refunds for business equipment and machinery. Last year, the state Legislature passed a new law allowing counties to expand their Enterprise Zones, and Washington County will be allowed to expand its areas by 3 miles, which Washington County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ted Everett divided be-
Pancakes with Santa
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The Chipley Kiwanis Club had its annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Kate M. Smith Elementary School cafeteria. The annual fundraiser drew dozens of hungry parents and Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand to entertain the children. Santa returns this afternoon for Christmas Fest at the Farmers Market Complex in downtown Chipley.
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tween Ebro and Vernon. New Enterprise Zone maps were designed and approved with input from the two citiesâ€™ council members. Parts of the zones include county property, however, so the county also has to approve the changes. DeRuntz said though the changes to the Enterprise Zones
CHIPLEY â€” The Washington County School Board chose the firm PerryMcCall Construction on Monday to provide management services overseeing the demolition and construction of the Vernon Elementary School project, scheduled to begin over Christmas break. The board had a special meeting Monday, Dec. 2, to hear from five competing firms who wanted the job of construction manager for the district. Each of the five firms was allowed to make a 20-minute presentation before the board members
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547-9414 | @WCN_HCT firstname.lastname@example.org CHIPLEY â€” Washington and Holmes were two of many counties discussed as the Florida Department of Transportation had its annual meeting on the tentative work program for fiscal years 2015-19. The meeting was Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Florida Department of Transportation District 3 office in Chipley. â€œWeâ€™re gathered here today to review the five-year work plan for fiscal years 2015-2019, which remains
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ZONE from page A1 do not change the designated zoning of the properties, the incentive of the zone could one day attract development to the two communities, especially after the state Department of Transportation’s four-laning project on State Road 79 is completed. “Vernon is looking at making a river-walk area with a possible mix of commercial residential,” DeRuntz said. “This could make it a more thriving community.” The commissioners also approved a Land Use Change Request for G.M. Hobbs of Vernon, who wants to change a property’s zoning from public/semi-public to general commercial. The change will incorporate the property at 3319 Court Ave. in Vernon into Hobbs’ three adjoining properties that front on State 79 and that already have a general commercial designation, DeRuntz said. The Vernon City Council approved the request for the zoning change, Hobbs said. “We don’t have anything planned for the property right now, but we are looking three or four years down the road, after the DOT finishes Highway 79,” Hobbs said.
From Staff Reports GRACEVILLE — Deputies have arrested a man suspected of stabbing a woman in the head, according to the Jackson County Sheriff ’s Office. Shawn Murry Ellsworth, 46, was booked into the
Jackson County jail on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He is suspected of stabbing Lori Munford on Tuesday on Damascus Church Road. Munford’s mother took her to Campbellton Graceville Hospital. She is in stable condition.
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Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, for the “Which eReader is CHIPLEY — Are you Right for You?” class. This unsure about the lesson will cover basic differences between differences in devices. Kindles, Nooks, iPads There will also be a Q&A and other brands? Which session to answer all is the most user-friendly questions. eReader? For more information, Visit the Chiplay branch call 638-1314. of the Washington County
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Representatives from Perry-McCall Construction make a presentation before the Washington County School Board on Monday. The Perry-McCall firm was chosen to serve as construction management for the upcoming Vernon Elementary School construction project.
FDOT from page A1 t entative until July 15,” said Jacqueline Paramore, statewide Title VI administrator for FDOT. “The budget remains at $3 billion, just like last year, and 2017 has an enormous spike, and that is related to the replacement of the Pensacola Bay Bridge, also known as the three-mile bridge. This project will cost $500 million to replace, which goes to show that one project can make a significant change.” Paramore reviewed the changes made recently to FDOT plans for Holmes County. “For Holmes County, there are a lot of bridge replacement projects underway,” Paramore said. Those listed are Riddick Mill Road over Unnamed Branch Bridge, Jones Loop over Pine Log Creek Bridge, Whitaker Road over Lighter Snag Creek Bridge, Hicks Road over West Pittman Creek Bridge, Valee Road over Blue Creek Bridge and Hicks Road over West Pittman Creek, Bridge Number Two. There is also a bridge rehabilitation scheduled for State Road 20 over Lafayette Creek Bridge. “There will be a project development and environmental study of State Road 79 from State Road 8 to the Alabama line,” Paramore said. “For those of you who are local you are aware of Project 79, where we’ve planned and have been funded for the widening of State Road 79 to the interstate, now we’re advancing it to the Alabama state line.” Other proposed projects include a resurfacing project for State Road 2 from Country Road 177 to Ten Mile Creek; a Small County Outreach Program to repave Thomas Drive from State Road 79/Waukesha Street to the Washington County Line and for Deacon Road from County Road 173/Jenkins Road to Sandpath Road; a Small County Road Assistance Program to repave County Road 183A from County Road 10A to Walton County Line; and a Transportation Region-
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Representatives from Perry-McCall Construction make a presentation before the Washington County School Board on Monday. The Perry-McCall firm was chosen to serve as construction management for the upcoming Vernon Elementary School construction project.
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Multiple agencies throughout Northwest Florida attended or tuned in as the Florida Department of Transportation had its annual meeting to discuss the tentative work program for fiscal years 2015-19 on Dec. 3 at the Florida Department of Transportation District Three office in Chipley. al Incentive Program to overlay the runway at Tri-County Airport. “For Washington County, there will be several projects to widen and repave roads to include adequate right-of-way,” Paramore said. “These projects’ funding will be spread out over the course of 2015, 2016 and 2017.” These projects include State Road 77 from the Bay County line to north of County Road 279; State Road 77 from north of County Road 279 to the north Sunny Hills entrance; State Road 77 from the north Sunny Hills entrance to one mile South of Wausau city limits; and State Road 77 from north of County Road 279 to the north Sunny Hills entrance. “We have a lighting project because we still don’t have lighting at State Road 8 off of I-10, which is the Caryville exit,” Paramore said. “We also have a project development and environmental study for State Road 77 from North of Blue Lake Road to the Jackson County Line,
SCHOOL BOARD from A1 ranked the presentations and chose a provider. The Jacksonville based firm was ranked first of the five competing firms. Reliant South Construction Group was ranked second, while Lord & Son Construction and Allstate Construction tied for third place. Anderson & Associates was ranked fifth. Perry-McCall Construction was founded in 1989 when Wayne S. McCall formed a new construction company in Northeast Florida committed to meeting the needs of their clients while providing total customer satisfaction, according to the company’s website. Through this experience, Perry-McCall has grown from a small partnership serving one region into a multimilliondollar construction firm that services the entire Southeast. Perry-McCall Construction has 40 years experience and has constructed 600,000 square feet in K-20
and that is the beginning study for 2018, which started in 2006 for a possible bypass alternative.” There are resurfacing projects for State Road 20 from the Walton County line to the Bay County line and State Road 77 from south of State Road 8/I-10 to Fifth Street and a Small County Rural Assistance Program to pave Shakey Joe Road from end of pavement to County Road 284/River Road. “Chipley Sidewalks Phase II is a combination of two different projects, where all work will be done under this one project,” Paramore said. “This includes Sinclair Street from County Road 273/South Boulevard to Forrest Drive and Third Street from Pine Avenue to County Road 273/South Boulevard.” There is a transportation alternative project for sidewalks on Pine Avenue from Usery Road to Third Street. “This is where the city will manage the project and then be reimbursed,” Paramore said.
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BRIEF from page A1 A Classic Chipley Christmas CHIPLEY — The Spanish Trail Playhouse is presenting “A Classic Chipley Christmas” at 7 p.m. today, Dec. 7, at the Spanish Trail Playhouse Theatre. Tickets are general admission, $10, and will be on sale at the box office today.
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construction, according to Project Manager Woodrow Foster. The firm has worked in Washington County before with projects at Vernon High School, Roulhac Middle School and Vernon Elementary School. “A project like this one takes a lot of coordination,” Foster said. The plans are for the old building to be demolished and have the rubble removed during Christmas break, then a new building will be constructed in the spring while classes are ongoing at the Vernon Elementary School campus. The construction site will be fenced off from the rest of the campus. Plans are for the new building to be complete by July 31. School board attorney Jeff Goodman said he would get with Perry-McCall and have a contract prepared in 48 hours so the board can review the document at the next regular school board meeting, scheduled for Dec. 9.
Middle School invites parents and the community to attend its annual Holiday Traditions Around the World Silent Auction. This fundraiser provides VMS with the funds to purchase Christmas for less
fortunate VMS students who might otherwise not have a Christmas. All of the funds will be used to purchase clothing/gifts. The silent auction will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the VMS band room. All are invited to come and support the school. To donate, call Vernon Middle School at 5352807. Donations can be monetary, gift cards, services, gift baskets or gift certificates.
TDC calls special meeting CHIPLEY — The Washington County Tourist Development Council will have a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce building.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Community Events KMS Relay For Life Yard Sale CHIPLEY — The Kate M. Smith Elementary School’s Relay For Life team is sponsoring a school/community-wide Yard Sale today, Dec. 7. It will be set up on Westborne Avenue, where the school buses load and unload. All are welcome and encouraged to participate by having their own spot in the sale for $10 and their own table. Setup will start at 7 a.m., and the sale will kick off at 8 a.m. Anyone wishing to donate items to the KMS tables would be greatly appreciated. The KMS Relay for Life team also will have coffee, hot chocolate and donuts for sale. For more information, call team chairman Jackie Jacks at 638-6220, ext. 283 or co-chairperson Ahleigh Watford at 415-5065.
Paint with Santa BONIFAY — The Washington-Holmes Domestic Violence Task Force and the Silver Door will sponsor a Paint with Santa day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the WHDVTF. For more information, call 547-3321.
Bonifay Christmas Parade BONIFAY — The annual city of Bonifay Christmas Parade and Celebration in the Park will be today, Dec. 7. The parade of lights will begin at 6 p.m. and will proceed to Veteran’s Memorial Park. Parade lineup will be at 5:30 p.m. at Bonifay Elementary. No registration is necessary. After the parade, there will be visits with Santa and hot dogs and hot chocolate with Bonifay Fire and Rescue. Ultimate Production Company will provide musical entertainment while guests enjoy fellowship around the bonfire surrounded by a park full of Christmas lights.
Santa is coming to town ESTO — Santa is coming to John Clark Park from
10 a.m. to noon today, Dec. 7, in Esto. After visits with Santa, kids young and old will have the chance to eat lunch with the jolly old elf.
North Bay Clan fundraiser CHIPLEY — The North Bay Clan of the Lower Muscogee Tribe will have a yard sale/flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Dec. 7, at the tribe grounds. Booths are available. All proceeds will go to the annual pow wow. For more information or to reserve booths, call Gail at 703-0148.
Christmas Tour of Homes CHIPLEY — The Chipley Woman’s Club will have the Christmas Tour of Homes from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Tickets for the tour at $10 and are available at the clubhouse. The Chipley Christmas Tour of Homes will begin at the Woman’s Club, at 607 N. Fifth St. in Chipley. Tickets and maps to all locations on the tour will be available along with holiday refreshments at the historic clubhouse. The following homes and businesses will be showcased this year: Pat and Buddy Dickson, Julie and Nick Dillard, Kristie and Ron Novonglosky, Community South Credit Union and One South Bank. Tickets may be purchased in advance from any club member or on the day of the tour at the clubhouse. For more information, call 638-2992 or 272-2458.
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governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon, they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain’s immediate service in their navy.
CCOA plans Christmas dinner CHIPLEY — The Washington County Council on Aging will be sponsoring a Christmas dinner from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Washington County Agricultural Center. This dinner is for seniors 60 years old and older. The dinner will also be open to unpaid caregivers.
CHS Christmas Concert CHIPLEY — The Chipley High School Band Department will present its annual concert of holiday music at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The concert will feature the CHS Percussion Ensemble and Symphonic Band performing the sounds of the Christmas season. Admission is free, and the public is encouraged to attend this event at the CHS Performing Arts Auditorium on Brickyard Road. For more information, contact the CHS Band Office at 6386100, ext. 525.
HCHS to present ‘The Sound of Music’
Vernon Elementary School Food Drive
BONIFAY — The Holmes County High School Drama Department will present “The Sound of Music” Dec. 7-9, at the HCHS auditorium. There will be 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. shows on Saturdays and a 2:30 p.m. show on Sunday and a 7 p.m. show Monday. “The Sound of Music” is set in pre-World War II Austria and is based on the romantic true story of Maria von Trapp, an aspiring nun who leaves the abbey to become a
VERNON — Vernon Elementary announces the beginning of its annual school food drive, which will continue until Dec. 13. Food collected during this time will be donated to needy families in the Vernon area. Please donate only nonperishable food or canned food items. Donations will be accepted in the front office, or they can be sent with any VES student. The grade level collecting the most items will win a popcorn party.
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Chipley Arts in the Schools (C.A.T.S.), along with the Chipley boys and girls basketball teams, are asking for your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters to help support those ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan. At the boys’ basketball game Dec. 13 and the girls basketball game Dec. 19, the teams are asking for those who attend to please bring their pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters and donate them to this wonderful cause. C.A.T.S. will perform at halftime, dancing to “Billie Jean” and singing “We Are the World.” The students will be accompanied by members of the Chipley Vocal Ensemble. Please help us help the children of the Philippines.
Hospice ‘Tree of Lights’ event a celebration of life Special to the News MARIANNA — Covenant Hospice invites the community to its annual “Tree of Lights — a Celebration of Life,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Ave., Suite E. The ceremony will feature a speaker’s reflections, recitation of loved ones’ names, holiday music, refreshments and fellowship. Tree of Lights is a celebration of life, symbolized by a holiday tree illuminated by hundreds of lights. For all of time, people have looked to the starry night sky for guidance, inspiration and joy. It is with the same sense of wonder that we light our holiday tree year after year. These tiny twinkling lights fill us with peace, signaling our loved ones are with us every day. “Each light on the tree symbolizes the life, hopes and dreams of a loved one,” said Jennifer Griffin, development and communications manager for Covenant Hospice.
Tree of Lights gives the community an opportunity to reflect and celebrate loved ones while giving a meaningful gift in their memory. No gift is too small to make a difference. Your donation enables Covenant Hospice to provide compassionate end-of-life care to patients and families. Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to Covenant Hospice/Tree of Lights, 4215 Kelson Ave, Suite E, Marianna, FL 32446; during the ceremony; online at www. covenanthospice.org; or by calling Jennifer at 482-8520. Donations will benefit Covenant Hospice’s mission of adding life to days when days no longer can be added to life. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Covenant Hospice is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. For more information, call 482-8520 or visit www. covenanthospice.org/marianna.
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Alone time is also necessary spiritually As a young child, when I’d get a spare dime, I’d often go to a restaurant alone and order a cup of hot tea with cream. Then I’d relax, pleasantly savoring the sweet, warm tea and solitude. Afterward, I roamed through shops gazing at all the items I could no longer afford because I’d already blown my last dime on tea. But even that was fun. I enjoyed wandering freely and indulging in the luxury of SHANNON my own private SEYLER thoughts. Faithfully Yours One doesn’t often see children alone these days. I can’t even imagine what life must be like for unfortunate youth whose well-meaning but clueless “helicopter parents” constantly hover over them. The lives of young people are far more structured now, with “play dates,” a bewildering whirlwind of activities and a cell phone perpetually glued to their little ears in case they accidentally experience the terror of being alone for 30 seconds. To remain mentally healthy, people need to be alone
Women with Hattitude CHIPLEY — The 5th United Holiness Church will have a Women With Hattitude Program at 11 a.m. today, Dec 7, at the Washington County Agricultural Center. Be sure to wear your beautiful hats. The guest speaker will be Minister Jweana Lowe of the 2nd United Holiness Church in Donalsonville, Ga.
Bethlehem Morning GRACEVILLE — Poplar Springs Baptist Church will present Bethlehem Morning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. This program is a Christmas musical celebration done by the Worship Choir. The church is at 1098 Lovewood Road. There will be a Christmas fellowship after the program.
sometimes. This includes children and teens. While humans are social creatures; we’re not born in litters (unless you’re one of the Duggars), and we don’t roam in packs. We’re not designed for constant togetherness. Though I do believe that all life is interconnected, I’m more than happy to temporarily disconnect from anyone attempting to invade my privacy. Excess togetherness can be disturbing. There are fewer things creepier than clingy, codependent couples (or parents, for that matter). The inability to pursue separate lives is a distress signal (if not a death knell) for any relationship, whether that relationship involves a spouse, partner, child, parent, friend, organization or religious group. We need solitary activities in our spiritual lives, too. When’s the last time you had some “alone time” spiritually? Whether your path is religious or secular, it’s both refreshing and necessary to break away from the crowd. Organized religions, clubs, committees and other groups exist for a good reason. People
‘Christmas in the Wildwood’ VERNON — “Christmas in the Wildwood” will be at Moss Hill Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. There will be refreshments after the service. The church is on Highway 279. For more information, call 773-7610.
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committee for 20 years, but is that really spiritual work or mere busywork? Once again, I offer my ongoing caveat about substituting busywork for actual achievement. Some individuals spend decades working tirelessly for a
religious group but don’t have one iota of increased spiritual awareness to show for it by the end of their lives. Some of the world’s most spiritually empty people are ironically the most busy. Remove the constant flurry of activity, and you’ll often find a hollow, empty husk where a personality ought to be. They allowed excessive dependence upon a group to eclipse their own self-development. That’s no way to go through life, much less arrive at the end of it. If you adhere to an organized religion, it’s crucial to discern between connecting with a group and connecting with God. What occupies your thoughts when you’re away from the group? Whatever it is, it’s a more genuine reflection of your true spiritual nature than any group activity ever invented. What are you doing right now to enhance your own growth and improvement? Forget about seeking the permission of a clergy member or religious group. Your spiritual advancement is your responsibility, not theirs. Act independently. Take charge of your own moral, intellectual and spiritual development today.
Faith BRIEFS Assembly of God will have its fourth annual “Winter Wonderland” at 5 p.m. Dec. 13. There will be food, games and prizes. The Drama Ministry Team in Character will start at 7 p.m. The church is at 2118 Live Oak Road. For more information, call 547-0194.
well as Mixed Company. Refreshments will be served after the show, and admission is free (donations welcome). St. Theresa’s is at 2056 Sunny Hills Blvd.
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BONIFAY — Shady Grove Baptist Church will present the Musical Drama “The Christmas Invitation” at 6 p.m. Dec. 14. Immediately after the presentation will be a birthday party for Jesus with food, fellowship and treats for the kids. The church is at 1955 Highway 177A near Dogwood Lakes.
SUNNY HILLS — Harmony Shores Chorus, the POPLAR SPRINGS — At Panama City Chapter 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, of Sweet Adelines Bethel’s choir, directed by International, will present Karon Mattox, will present its annual Christmas its Christmas Cantata, show, “The Sounds of “Bethlehem Morning.” Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Guests are invited to the Dec. 14 at St. Theresa’s Family Ministry Center Catholic Church. Guests after the performance in are invited for an evening for fellowship and food. of song — four-part a Bethel Baptist Church is at cappella harmony style. 1349 Highway 173. This year’s show also will feature the Gulf Tones, ‘Winter Wonderland’ Panama City’s men’s barbershop chorus, as BONIFAY — Live Oak
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Bethel Baptist Children’s Program POPLAR SPRINGS — Bethel’s Children’s program, directed by Jamie and Nancy Messer,
will be presented at 6 p.m. Dec. 15. This year’s play is titled “An Out of the Box Christmas.” These children will bless your hearts with their performance. Guests are invited to the Family Ministry Center after the play for some delicious food and fellowship. Bethel Baptist Church is at 1349 Highway 173.
St. Joseph plans holiday Mass
CHIPLEY — St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Chipley will have holiday services on the following schedule: Reconciliation at St. Anne in Marianna on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. and on Dec. 11 at St. Joseph the Worker at 6 p.m.; Mass Schedule, Dec. 24, Vigil Mass at St. Joseph the Worker at 5 p.m.; St. Luke’s Midnight Mass at St. Anne, Fine Art Series Marianna; and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Mass will be MARIANNA — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will have at St. Anne at 8:30 a.m. and its Fine Art Series at 4 p.m. St. Joseph the Worker at 11 a.m. Dec. 15. This installment of the series will feature the Capital Cordsmen Red Hill UMC and their Barbershop Mission Supper Quartets. A meet the artists reception will follow BONIFAY — Red Hill the recital. Donations will UMC’s next Mission be accepted. The church Supper will be Jan. 24, is at 4362 Lafayette St. 2014. We take the months For more information, call of October, November and 482-2431. December off.
Community CALENDAR SATURDAY
The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the first and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen. 10 a.m. to noon: Children’s education day fourth Saturdays, North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road.
11 a.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at GracevilleCampbellton Hospital in Graceville.
10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations
accepted. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach office, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.
8-9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8-10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All denominations welcome. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 5 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church
games start at 6:25 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-451 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A
10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Bible Study 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397.
7:30 a.m.: Washington County Chamber of
Commerce breakfast every third Thursday 9-11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution every third Thursday (Holmes County Residents Only) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 6380093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St. in Marianna. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets the first Thursday of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library
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11-3453 Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Vanessa Parker, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 1586 Year of Issuance 2009 Parcel Number:00-5080-0002 Name in which Assessed:Mattie Luerene Tibbs, Adam Flowers, Jr., Abigail Flowers, and Delores F. Cade Description of Property: ORB 237, Pg 1281 and ORB 669, Pg 49 Section 30, Township 4 North, Range 15.Full legal can be obtained in the Washington County Clerk of Circuit Court’s Office. Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 18th day of November 2013. Linda Hayes Cook Clerk of Court, Washington Co, Florida By: Kayla E, Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News November 30, December 7, 14, and 21 2013. 12-3419 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is Hereby Given that THOMAS M RODGERS, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Certificate Number: 1368 Year of Issuance: 2007 Parcel ID #: 01-0131-0014 Description of Property: LOT 14 BLOCK 131 SUNNY HILLS UNIT 1 as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2 pg 9-27 Assessed to: ANITA SHAFRAN as TRUSTEE of the ANITA SHAFRAN FAMILY TRUST All said property being in Washington County, Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 2nd, day of December, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, WASHINGTON COUNTY FLORIDA By: Trudee Wills Deputy Clerk December 07, 14, 21, and 28, 2013
NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of John E. Boles, deceased, whose date of death was October 3, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Suite 100, Post Office Box 647, Chipley, Florida 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 7, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative: Belinda T. France Attorney for Linda Boles Florida Bar Number: 0745189 France Law Firm, PA 2073 Summit Lake Drive, Ste 154 Tallahassee, FL 32317 T e l e p h o n e : (850)224-1040 Fax: (850)681-0069 E - M a i l : email@example.com Secondary E-Mails: francelawfirmservice@gm ail.com firstname.lastname@example.org As published in the Washington County News December 7, 14, 2013. 12-3419 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 672010CA000091CAXXXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. JAMES YATES ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
I N D I V I D U A L DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES YATES N/K/A ANGELA YATES Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiff’s Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale dated November 18, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 672010CA000091CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 29th day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front of the Washington County Courthouse, 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD S-276 AS PER F.D.O.T. RIGHT OF MAY #6159-250, D A T E D 07/21/1954.TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2006 MANUFACTURED HOME, I.D. NO(S) DVAL10600978A/B, TITILE NO(S) , 0095440843 AND 0095440762. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. Dated at CHIPLEY, Florida this 21st day of November, 2013 K. McDaniel LINDA COOK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Washington COUNTY, FLORIDA As published in the Washington County News on December 7, 2013 and December 14, 2013.
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12-3476 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-74 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE JOHN E. BOLES Deceased. ✳
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12-3468 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that CHT PARTNERS, the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Certificate Number: 2673 Year of Issuance: 2011 Parcel ID#: 06-0369-0004 Description of Property: LOT 4 BLOCK 369 SUNNY HILLS UNIT 6 as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2 pg 60-76. Assessed to: ANTHONY CERLINI, PAUL B PENNDORF, GEORGE R BAIRD, JOHN C LILLIE, MCKINLEY KOCH, EDITH C CORRELL, JULIAN E POOLE, RICHARD A WEEKS, HELEN L ROBERTS, ALBERT LIPP, MANETTO INVESTMENT CO All said property being in Washington County, Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM Dated this 19th, day of November, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK CLERK OF COURT, WASHINGTON COUNTY FLORIDA By Trudee Wills, Deputy Clerk Nov 23, 30 Dec 07, 14, 2013. Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, TC Tampa 1, LLC, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said Tax Certificate to be issued thereon. The parcel number, certificate number, year of issuance, description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 0447Year of Issuance 2011 Parcel ID#: 00-1439-0000 Assessed To: Britney J Menckeberg Description of Property: ORB 810 Page 74 Section 4, Township 4 North, Range 13. For full legal description contact the Washington County Clerk’s Office. All said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 18th, day of November, 2013.Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla E, Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on November 23, 30 and December 7, 14, 2013. 12-3420 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2013-86-CP IN RE: THE ESTATE OF FRED THEODORE DUNNEMAN JR. a/k/a FRED DUNNEMAN JR. a/k/a FRED T. DUNNEMAN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FRED T H E O D O R E DUNNEMAN JR. a/k/a FRED DUNNEMAN JR. a/k/a FRED T. DUNNEMAN, deceased, whose date of death was October 22, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are -2768, is pending in the Circuit Court for Holmes County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 201 N. Oklahoma St., Bonifay FL 32425. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 7, 2013. Personal Representative: LISA MARIE HUFFMAN TRAPPE & DUSSEAULT, P.A. Stan Trappe, Esquire Fla Bar No. 176562 ✳
P.O. Box 2526 Panama City, FL 32402 850-769-6139 Attorney for Personal Representative As published in the Holmes County Times Adviser on December 7, 2013 and December 14, 2013.
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3 Family Yard Sale Saturday December 7, 8AM until. 905 W. Banfill Ave in Bonifay. Lots of everything. Yard Sale 1127 Chance Rd., Chipley, Friday December 6, 8AM Till 4PM, Saturday December 8AM-12PM For More information 850-638-2027. Yard Sale!!!! Saturday December 7, 8AM-2PM, 505 East North Avenue Lots of household items, clothing, dishes, glassware, light fixtures, and lots of other Stuff!!! Turn at Express Lane Toward Poplar Springs and look for signs, just past Hubbard Street on Left!!
GUN SHOW Dec 7th & 8th Nat’l Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL73915 to 56654
LOST; Spare Tire & wheel. Hwy 90, Bonifay area. Lost prob last spring. Reward. 503-432-1896.
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December 7th & 8th SAT. 9-5 & SUN. 10-4 FREE PARKING Info. (407) 275-7233 floridagunshows.com Text FL72381 to 56654
For Sale Canning Jars Various Sizes Call 638-7543. Shelled Pecans $7.00 per quart bag (850)547-4924.
Wanted to Rent; MOECKER AUCTIONS Public Auction, Road Runner Highway Signs, Inc. (Road striping division only) December 10th @ 10am 4421 12th St. Court East, Bradenton, Fl 34203 Specialized highway marking/ striping equipment and vehicles that meets DOT safety. Special preview: 12/09 10am-4pm www. moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 15%18%BP, $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to confirm. Receivership case #2013 CA 002342 Circuit Court of Manatee County, Fl AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin
2 Bedroom dressers $100.00 each. Informal dining room set, table, 4 chairs & Hutch $250.00. All in excellent condition. In Bonifay. (850)263-1445.
B I G GARAGE/MOVING SALE 5237 HWY 77, (1-1/2MI South of Sunny Hills Entrance). House Hold appliances, kitchen items, computer armoire, book case, chair, single sofa bed, mens clothing, hand tools, 4KW Generator, 14GAL Sprayer, Dec. 6-8, Fri-Sun 8AM-2PM. 773-7610. Mo’s Trading Post and Flea Market 5157 HWY 77, Sunny Hills, Greenhead area. Tables, Spaces, booths. Daily, weekly or month. Call for rates 850-326-2201.
Farm land or pasture in Chipley & suroundding areas for the year 2014. 850-718-1859.
WANTED; Musical Instruments of any kind in any condition. Piano, banjoes, drums, guitars, amps. LESSONS. Covington Music, Chipley. 850-638-5050.
Administration The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Building Department Secretary. For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioner’s office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 10, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Administration The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of County Coordinator. For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioner’s office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 13, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Industrial The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I position in the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. Graduation from an accredited high school or general education degree (GED) is required. Applicants must have one (1) year verifiable experience in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy equipment or six (6) months on the job training with the County in the operation of minor heavy equipment and have achieved departmental standards for operating equipment or successful completion of a six (6) month heavy equipment operator program from an accredited school. The starting hourly rate is $10.16. A valid Florida Class B CDL driver’s license with no restrictions and an acceptable driving record is required. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at the Washington County Board of County Commissioners’ office located at 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428. Applications may also be obtained at www.washingtonfl.com. All interested applicants MUST submit an Employment Application. ALL applications must be submitted to the Administrative Office in the Washington County Board of County Commissioners’ office by 4:00 PM on December 18, 2013. All questions regarding this position or other vacancies should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 850-415-5151. Veterans’ Preference is accepted in accordance with FS 295.08. Equal Opportunity/DrugFree Workplace
SALES REPRESENTATIVE Washington County News & Holmes County Times-Advertiser Halifax Media Group is looking for sales representatives and account executives with a background in outside sales, B2B and business development. If you are in sales and confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. Washington and Holmes counties are just a short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business. Responsibilities: Preparing for appointments - travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. Reviewing the day’s successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriate— all administrative support people have a vested interest in your success In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives: Great Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, company decision-makers and CEOs. Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to email@example.com EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web ID#: 34268870
CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for the following position: Teaching Assistant Welding Program Minimum qualifications and other position information are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To obtain an application, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (850)718-2269. Candidates may be subject to background investigations. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Clerical Help wanted for an experienced Medical Billing/Coding Clerk for a busy family practice. Must be organized with ability to multi task. This position is a full time position with benefits. Please send resume to P.O. Box 692, Chipley, Florida 32428.
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 General The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Bridge Crew Foreman. For application contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioner’s office at 850-547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office located at 107 E Virginia Ave, Bonifay, FL 32425, no later than 4:00 pm on December 18, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Entry Level Marketing Specialist The News Herald is looking for an entry-level marketing specialist to assist with marketing support and document presentations for our sales team in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner. This position will assist with sales proposals and interview preparation under the direction of the Regional Marketing Director, assist with development and coordination of marketing materials and branding, update and maintain files and documents and utilize effective written and oral communication skills. In addition, the position will provide assistance for event planning and conference attendance. Candidates should have an Associate’s degree and must be skilled in Powerpoint, InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel. Applicable experience may be substituted in lieu of formal education. The News Herald offers the following benefits: medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) plan; vacation and sick leave; and disability insurance. To apply, send resume to: email@example.com or come by the office at 501 W. 11th Street to complete an employment application. Hiring will be contingent on a background check and drug screen. Web ID#: 34274489 Text FL74489 to 56654 Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experienced
Sales Manager Who will be responsible for leading and creating integrated multi-media sales strategies to drive revenue across multiple platforms. We are seeking a passionate, highly organized team player who will effectively train and motivate the sales team, using sales planners, the 5-step sales process and consistent accountability to drive their success. The Sales Manager will be creative, yet analytical. Responsibilities: z Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. z Advocates the methodical & standardized 5-step sales approach to buyers. This approach includes planning & preparing for the call, needs analyses, building a compelling solution, developing and closing an effective sales presentation, and following up to ensure client satisfaction. z Communicates and advocates the company’s vision for a world class sales team, excelling at building active accounts with solutions from a diverse product and services portfolio. Develops and consistently supports staff development by providing clear expectations, tools and training, sales goals, accountability and frequent feedback. z Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. z Develops sales team, striving for world class execution and results. This includes training/coaching, use of data in sales presentations, creating a vision and integrated sales campaigns for the client, producing sales presentations, and using analytics to measure the solution’s ROI for the client. Requirements: z Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience. z Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. z Successful record of team building and leadership. z Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. z Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. z A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition z Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. z Proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications Excel and Word. In addition, must be well versed in digital sales tools, including job boards, search, email, social marketing and analytics. z Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. z Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. z Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. z Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations z Proven sales management experience All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, Life/ AD&D/Long-term disability Insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off. In addition, we offer: Performance/Incentive Based Pay Scale Friendly Team Environment Supportive & Motivating Staff to help you succeed Positive, Professional, and Upbeat work environment We promote from within! Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34266362 Text FL66340 to 56654
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Mobile Homes For Rent 2 and 3 Bedrooms in Cottondale, Central Heat and Air. $400 - $500 a month. 850-258-1594.
Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser. Job Opportunity: City Clerk, City of Vernon, FL. The City of Vernon will be accepting applications for City Clerk; this is a highly responsible administrative and supervisory position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, acting as the custodian of the City’s records and seal; Notary, Clerk to the City Council. Work involves preparing City Council meeting agendas, minutes of City meetings, managing City contracts, receiving legal documents on the City’s behalf, and supporting the Mayor, Council Members and other personnel directly involved in the City’s management. Employee is also responsible for billing, collections, depositing, and reporting for the water department, Employee is responsible for preparing monthly financial reports to the Council, preparing payroll, filing quarterly tax reports, monthly tax reports and deposits, end of year payroll tax reports and processing W-2 and 1099 tax forms. Employee will be required to work evenings for Council Meetings and other City Board meetings. Employee must maintain effective working relationships, exercise independent judgment, confidentiality, discretion and initiative in carrying out the daily operations of the City. The City Clerk is an appointed official. Work is performed under limited supervision under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. Minimum Qualifications o Knowledge of effective budget processes, administrative principles, practices, procedures and methods. o Working knowledge of legal advertising requirements, intergovernmental relations, election laws and procedures, and procurement laws and procedures. o Considerable knowledge of the practice and methods, and state regulations for public records management, retention, and disposition. o Ability to effectively organize, supervise, train, and direct employees. o Proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Quick Books Pro o Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. o Knowledge of accounts receivable and payable Training & Experience High School Diploma or equivalent; prior city, town, or other governmental experience is a plus. Special Requirements o Notary Public of the State of Florida, or obtain license within three (3) months of employment. o Valid Florida Driver’s License. o Ability to be bonded The City of Vernon is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation and a driver’s license verification will be conducted. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Application Deadline: December 9, 2013. Rate of pay for this position: Depending on Qualifications Local church looking for part time Secretary. 16 hours per week. Contact Pastor Eddie Eaton @ (850)956-4100 for information.
AIRLINE CAREERS begin here - Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 EXPERIENCED OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www. b u l l d o g h i w a y. c o m . EOE HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866-362-6497
Singlewide and Doublewide for rent Bonifay and Chipley rental references required and one year lease. 638-2999.
Executive Office Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918
FOR LEASE: Convenient Store with Gas station. Bay County. Great location! Will be branded Chevron. Available very soon. Major investment required. Serious inquiries only. Ware Oil & Supply Company. 850-584-6666 ext 407
Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918
FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640.
2BR/2BA House for rent. Great kitchen, very clean & well maintained. Large master bath. $775/mth. 638-9127. 3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918 For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 850-547-2091, 8 5 0 - 6 3 8 - 1 4 8 3 , 850-481-5352. Nice clean houses, apartments & mobile homes for rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531.
2BR/2BA Mobile Homes W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 5 4 7 - 4 2 3 2 , 850-527-4911.
2BR/1BA MH in Bonifay. $425.00/mo, W&G included. One year lease required. 638-2999. 3BR/1½BA, 3BR/2BA Doublewide w/fireplace in town. Water included. Section 8 Accepted. 850-260-9795. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640
For Rent. Real Nice Doublewide, 3BR/2BA. Nice quiet area off Brickyard Rd on Prissy Ln. Day phone, 638-4630. Night phone, 638-1434.
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FLORIDA WATERFRONT CONDO LIQUIDATION SALE! Brand new 2BR/2BA 1,690sf luxury condo only $149,900 Originally under contract for $365,000. Near downtown Orlando & all theme parks/ attractions. Must see. Call now 877-333-0272, x 173
10 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP ESTATE! Gorgeous Blue Ridge mountain acreage featuring spectacular 3 state views & towering hardwoods! Abuts U.S. National Forest. Great building spot! U/G utilities, paved rd frontage, RV friendly. Priced to sell only $69,900. Excellent financing. Call now 866?952?5303, x 92 NEW LOG HOME* on 8+ acres in Floridajust $87,900. Sale! Saturday, Dec 14th. 3BR, 2BA, 1700sf cabin on spectacular lake access setting in beautiful upscale community with all infrastructure/ amenities completed. Excellent financing. Call now 877-525-3033, x983. *constructed weather tight log home shell. Prime Property. Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd, Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. 5 acres on Hwy 77. Some owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858 or 850-326-9109. TENNESSEE LOG CABIN on 6 acres with FREE Boat Slip! Only $74,900 New 3BR, 2BA log cabin shell, lake access, nicely wooded, level setting. Quiet paved road frontage. Excellent financing. Call now 877-888-0267, x 453
Try and beat this one! Holmes County- Esto, 16x80 MH 3 Bdrm/2 B, completely done over. City water, corner lot, 1/2 acre with chain link fence on half of property. Utility building, 1000 gal. septic system. Ready to move into. $35,000 with small down payment. Owner f i n a n c e d . (850)263-9367.
HUNTING LAND for rent or lease, 1 year or 5 years, 160 acres or 300 acres. For more information call (850)638-1911 or (850)326-0044. Large 16x15 Master Bedroom, large covered deck. 3BR/2BA MH, 3/4mile from elementary school. Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600.00/mth. (850)547-3746. Mobile Home For Rent 3BR/2BA in Chipley Area $650 Very private w/Big Back Yard. NO PETS. Leave # for return Call 850-258-1594.
Quiet living in the country! Multiple 3 bed 2 bath mobile homes on spacious lots to choose from starting at $595/mo. Located in Bonifay close to area schools. In the highly sought after Sideline Mobile Home Community with the only neighborhood watch program in Holmes county. Well maintained grounds with street lights and a bus stop for your children. HUD financing may be available. (850) 614-1108. Call Trent to set an appointment.
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Removeable hardtop, has soft-top also. Good condition, runs well. Asking $6500 or best offer. 850-814-8705 to set up appointment. CASH FOR FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES! $1000 for Wa s h i n g t o n / H o l m e s Co. enamel Tags dated 1911-17, $100 each for FL tags starting with #50 for y e a r s 1938,40,42,43,46,47,50,54,5 5 and #51 for years 1939,40,43,48,and 49. Jeff Francis email@example.com or (727)424-1576. w w w. f l o r i d a l i c e n s e plates.com ✳